Press Release


08 25 2015

08 25 2015

National Funding Named to the Inc. 5000 and San Diego’s Fastest-Growing Companies Lists for Third Consecutive Year

National Funding, a leading small business lender, announced today that it has ranked No. 44 on the San Diego Business Journal’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies list for 2015 and No. 2266 on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list. National Funding was recognized as one of the fastest growing companies for the third consecutive year based on the alternative lender’s impressive growth between 2011- 2014.

The company has set its trajectory and is on course for continued success. National Funding has grown 172% over the past three years. In the past year alone, it has added more than 50 employees, increased lending limits to handle loans up to $500,000, and now takes applications for loans from a wide range of brokers.

National Funding’s ranking in the San Diego Business Journal’s list improved year-over-year: No. 89 in 2013, No. 59 in 2014, and No. 44 in 2015. Likewise National Funding moved up the Inc. 5000 list for three years in a row: ranking No. 3724 in 2013, No. 3192 in 2014, and No. 2266 in 2015.

“It’s a distinct honor to be on both the Inc. 5000 and the San Diego Business Journal’s prestigious Fastest-Growing Private Companies lists,” said chief executive officer, David Gilbert. “Making both the lists three consecutive years demonstrates our commitment as an alternative lender to help small businesses get the working capital they need to grow their business. National Funding will continue to add resources and funding channels to meet the demand we are experiencing.”

As one of the country’s largest private direct lenders of small business loans, National Funding serves the small business community nationwide by offering a range of financial services and products. It works with businesses in hundreds of communities and industries to provide working capital. Every customer is matched with a National Funding account manager who has knowledge about their specific industry. Customers are able to get working capital, merchant cash advances, credit card processing, and equipment financing.

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General Acceptance

Any applications submitted electronically shall have the same force and effect as if the application bore an inked original signature(s). The above information, together with any accompanying financial statements, schedules, or other materials, is submitted for the purpose of obtaining credit and is warranted to be true, correct, and complete.


US Patriot Act:

To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person and business that seeks a business loan. What this means for you: When you apply for a loan, we will ask for your business name, address, and Tax Identification Number. We will also ask for your name, address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.


For Loan/Merchant Services:

The Merchant and Owner(s)/Officer(s) identified in the application (individually, an “Applicant”) each represents, acknowledges and agrees that (1) all information and documents provided to National Funding, Inc. (“NF”) including credit card processor statements are true, accurate and complete, (2) Applicant will immediately notify NF of any change in such information or financial condition, (3) Applicant authorizes NF to disclose all information and documents that NF may obtain including credit reports to other persons or entities (collectively, “Assignees”) that may be involved with or acquire commercial loans having daily repayment features and/or Merchant Cash Advance transactions, including without limitation the application therefor (collectively, “Transactions”) and each Assignee is authorized to use such information and documents, and share such information and documents with other Assignees, in connection with potential Transactions, (4) each Assignee will rely upon the accuracy and completeness of such information and documents, (5) NF, Assignees, and each of their representatives, successors, assigns and designees (collectively, “Recipients”) are authorized to request and receive any investigative reports, credit reports, statements from creditors or financial institutions, verification of information, or any other information that a Recipient deems necessary, (6) Applicant waives and releases any claims against Recipients and any information-providers arising from any act or omission relating to the requesting, receiving or release of information, and (7) each Owner/Officer represents that he or she is authorized to sign this form on behalf of Merchant.(8) I consent to receive direct mail, faxes, text-messages, and e-mails sent by National Funding and its affiliates for the purposes of transmitting account updates, requests for information and notices, and (9) this request is for business and not for consumer purposes.


For Equipment Services:

I hereby certify: (1) the information provided is true and correct, (2) you are hereby authorized to investigate all bank, credit, and trade references, and said references are hereby authorized to release any requested information to you or your nominee, (3) such authorization shall extend to obtaining personal credit profile in considering this application and subsequently for the purposes of update, renewal or extension of such credit or additional credit and for reviewing or collecting the resulting account, (4) this information may be transmitted by us to you and by you to underwriter(s) for the purpose of granting me credit, either electronically or manually, and that by submitting this application, I take full responsibility for transmission thereof, (5) I am over 18 years of age, (6) I acknowledge my rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, (7) I consent to receive direct mail, faxes, text-messages, and e-mails sent by National Funding and its affiliates for the purposes of transmitting account updates, requests for information and notices, and (8) this request is for business and not for consumer purposes.


Text Messaging:

By providing my wireless phone number to National Funding, Inc., I agree and acknowledge that National Funding, Inc. may send text and multimedia messages to my wireless phone number for any purpose. I agree that these text or multimedia messages may be regarding the products and/or services that I have previously purchased and products and/or services that National Funding, Inc. may market to me. I acknowledge that this consent may be removed at my request but that until such consent is revoked, I may receive text or multimedia messages from National Funding, Inc to my wireless phone number.

The Federal Equal Credit Opportunity Act prohibits creditors from discriminating against credit applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status or age (provided the applicant has the capacity to enter into the binding contract); because all or part of the applicant’s income derives from any public assistance program; or because the applicant has in good faith exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act. If for any reason your application for business credit is denied, you have the right to a written statement of the specific reasons for the denial. To obtain the statement, please write to National Funding Inc., 9820 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego, California 92121. Funding amount and credit approval is subject to a full credit profile review.